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Best Ever Kugel Recipes

K is for Kugels. Kugels, kugels, kugels.

And we would not be a kosher site worth our weight in kosher salt if we didn’t try to bring you the absolute most comprehensive listing of kosher kugel recipes known to man, woman and child.

Kugel is so prevalent on most Shabbat and holiday menus that it almost seems like a minhag (a custom) to hold on to for tradition.  While tradition is a great reason to keep kugels on the menu there are so many more. 

Kugels are delicious, they are perfect to make in advance and freeze and reheat.  You can also make them in so many different ways.  That's why we compiled this list of a variety of kugels so you can experiment and find your favorites. 

To learn more about the history of kugel click here. 

Broccoli Kugel

Jamie's Broccoli Kugel

Two Jews, three opinions is how the saying goes, even more so when it comes to food. Some crowd-pleasing kugels include a great way to use up leftover challah with a Challah Kugel and a easy vegetable side is our Broccoli Kugel.

Roasted Garlic Kugel

roasted garlic kugel

There are many ways. to make a noodle kugel, thick or thin noodles, sweet or salty, etc., etc.  We love a simple Salt and Pepper Noodle Kugel made in a casserole or turned into cups in muffin tins with some added roasted garlic for a more modern take on the classic. 

Spinach Noodle Kugel

Spinach Noodle Kugel

Add some spinach to a noodle kugel for extra veg and flavor or add dried fruit for a sweeter version in this dairy free Sweet Noodle Kugel

Sweet Noodle Kugel with Jam Pokes

Sweet Noodle Kugel With Jam Pokes Recipe

Get even sweeter with this dairy sweet kugel with jam pokes or if you prefer fresh fruit try this Upsidedown Plum Noodle Kugel

Jerusalem Kugel


Don't forget everyone's sweet and peppery kugel from Jerusalem.  This one really balances all the flavors in one bite. 

Potato Kugel Cups

potato kugel cups video

Stick with potato for a crowd-pleasing favorite or try our Healthier Potato Kugel with some modifications from the original to cut back on carbs and oil. 

Spinach Mushroom Kugel

Spinach Mushroom Kugel

Another healthier kugel that is all veg, or make it muffin tins with this version of Spinach Kugel Cups

Butternut Squash Kugel

Butternut Squash Kugel

A sweeter option is this delicious squash kugel or everyone's favorite Cran-Apple Crunch Kugel

Bite Size Zucchini Kugel

Bite Size Zucchini Kugels

A few more healthy options with a modern style are these Bite-Size Zucchini Kugel, Spaghetti Squasheroles with Curry, and Soba Noodle Kugel.

What's your favorite kugel?